Pat Glass

MP, North West Durham

North West Durham Labour

Pat Glass’s voting in Parliament

Pat Glass is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Pat Glass’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes

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Pat Glass never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Royal Assent: Childcare Bill [Lords] 25 Nov 2015

    This has been a really good debate, with informative contributions from Members on both sides of the House. I will highlight a few of those contributions. My hon. Friend the Member for Islington South and Finsbury (Emily Thornberry) hit the nail firmly on the head: there is a huge funding gap between the hourly rate the Government are making available for childcare and what parents are...
  • Royal Assent: Childcare Bill [Lords] 25 Nov 2015

    That means that those on low pay and short hours—mainly women—will be affected. We have heard today that the thresholds for access have increased; that there will be further delays in implementation, so none of this will be in place before 2017; and that there is a massive shortfall in funding. Quite honestly, parents who voted Conservative in May on the basis of this manifesto...
  • [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — backbench business — School Funding 5 Nov 2015

    That’s not true.

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Labour MP for North West Durham

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Social Services
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Academies: Special Educational Needs
  • GCE AS-level

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my niece, Sarah Gannon, as an Apprentice.

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